Claire Gignac and friends is the appellation contrôlée of a band of uncontrolled musicians, varying in number, who take pleasure in composing, playing, arranging, and improvising living music … read more
Luz Ibérica, light and rythms of Spain
- November 27th and 28th, 2015, 8pm
- Le Gesù, 12o2 rue de Bleury: 514-861-4036
- admission.com, plus service fees
A concert for 6 musicians under the direction of invited artist Aleix Tobias, percussionist and composer from Spain, featuring original music and traditional songs from the various regions of Spain.
Inspired by traditional rhythms from throughout the Iberian peninsula, but with a resolutely modern approach, Aleix Tobias revives the roots of Spanish music, transmitting all the warmth and light of Spain through its energetic and joyous rhythms.
Artistic Direction, Claire Gignac
Musical Direction, Aleix Tobias and Patrick Graham
Aleix Tobias, multi-percussion, pandereta, pandero cuadrado, berimbau; Patrick Graham; percussion; Claire Gignac, voice, flutes; Andrew Wells-Oberegger, oud, santour, percussion; Guillaume Bourque, clarinet, bass-clarinet; Rémi-Jean Leblanc, electric bass, double bass.
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Chinatown Blues, in Los Angeles
- Performances: May 29 and 30, 2015 at 8:30 pm
Claire Gignac and friends and Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre
Los Angeles choreographer Heidi Duckler and multi-instrumentalist and composer Claire Gignac joined forces to create a unique performance in a rather unusual place. A stimulating encounter between living music and contemporary dance.
Called “the reigning queen of site-specific performance,” by the L.A. Times, Heidi Duckler has choreographed more than 100 original dance works at unique sites around the world (Russia, Denmark, Hong Kong, New York, etc.). She received numerous awards and honors throughout her carreer.
Notes de chevet
Notes de chevet music and dance
Inspired by Makura no sōshi(The Pillow Book) by Lady Sei Shōnagon (Japan, around the year 1000), this show offers a real interaction between music, dance and poetry.